Top LDS Church events of 2013: Missionaries, temples and milestones
A dramatic surge in the missionary force, major church milestones and humanitarian aid efforts were among the noteworthy stories involving The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 2013.
This past year, the church implemented new ways to share the gospel through technology, increased its digital outreach and responded to natural disasters around the world. It continued to adjust to overall growth, build temples and provide opportunities for its members to serve and improve lives.
Here is a look at the top stories making headlines in 2013.
Contributing: Joseph Walker, Trent Toone, Tad Walch, R. Scott Lloyd, Gerry Avant, Sarah Weaver, Jason Swensen, Jesse Hyde, Ryan Morgenegg, Rachel Sterzer, Abby Stevens, Christine Rappleye, Doug Robinson
- BYU student parlays app idea into a life-changer
- Utah Attorney General's office moves to...
- Rock On: BYU finds another recruiting niche
- Parents of teen who died in overdose hope...
- Morning links: NBA post-up is not dead;...
- High school All-Sports awards: Davis, Maple...
- Temple Square opens 3 new exhibits
- New temple presidents
- Defending the Faith: Did Book of Mormon... 134
- Arianna Rees: Why Lindsey Stirling's... 78
- Lindsey Stirling responds to modesty... 24
- Lindsey Stirling reflects on global... 22
- The Rohingyas: A look into one of the... 8
- 34 of the most beautiful churches from... 7
- Jerry Earl Johnston: I can't move the... 4
- About Utah: Reliving their great escape... 4